go home, to start homeward

kde (kd)

go home, to start homeward (RR-Quapaw)

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Im going home (I will be going home).

 

a-kde  ta  mi-khe  (akd tta mįkh)

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

I go home - will be - I sitting, doing that

 

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I want to go home (I will be going home).     

 

wi-e  a-kde  ta  mi-khe  (we akd tta mįkh)

Speaker - Alice Crawfish Gilmore

I - I go home - will be - I sitting, doing that

 

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Im going home.

 

a-kde  ta  ta  miⁿ-khe  (akd  ta  tta  mįkh)

Speaker - Odestine McWatters

I go home - to, toward - will be - I sitting, doing that

 

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Did you go to church yesterday (you go to church)?

 

jhi-e  mo-sho-ke  da-kde  (ǰe mokke dakd)

Speaker - Alice Crawfish Gilmore

you - church - you go home

 

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You white people go home and us Indians dance all night long

 

(when the white people go home, I want just us Indians to dance).

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

wa-jhi-ni  kde  ta  zho-zhi-te  e-na  o-zha  ko-bda  (waǰni kd tta otte ną a kkǫbd)

white people - he/she/they go home - when, future - Indians - only - dance - I want

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We are going home (me and you are going home).   

 

aⁿ-ka-kde  taⁿ-ka-tʰaⁿ  (ą́kakdé tta ą̜katʰą)

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

we go home - will be - we, I and one other, standing, doing that

 

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

  • kde (kd) - go home, to start homeward, a-kde (akd) - I go home, I start homeward, da-kde (dakd) - you go home, you start  homeward (RR-Quapaw)
  • gthe (gthe) - go, to go back, go homeward, a-gthe (ag) - I go back, I go homeward, tha-gthe (ag) - you go back, you go homeward,  a-ga-gtha i (aggai) - we go back, we go homeward (Omaha/Ponca)
  • gthe (gthe) - to go home, a-gthe (-ghte) - I go home, tha-gthe (th-gthe) - you go home, o-ga-gtha i (o-g-gtha i) - we go home (FL-Osage)
  • a-le (ale) - initial a is often omitted in 3rd person and imperative, go back there, return there, go home, motion underway, a-le (ale) - I return there, tha-le (ale) - you return there, a-ka-le (ąkle) - we return there (CQ-Osage)
  • le (l) - go back to a place, go home (Kanza)